Socials Transport


Upcoming Socials

Busses to meetings will appear in the month before the meeting.
Past socials are at the bottom. Suggestions are more than welcome – tell us what you would like to do socials@newarkcamra.org.uk

None of the socials (besides branch meetings) will happen unless you tell us you want to do it.

Local festivals using Public transport will be added as soon as possible.
Please let us know what else is going on, big or small – socials@newarkcamra.org.uk

 

Spring Beer Survey – 6th May 2017
Free bus – 16 seater. First come, first served. Leaving The Ram Hotel at 11:45. Returning to Newark between 7:30pm and 8pm. We will order food ahead for anyone who wants it.
Taking in;
High Marnham – Brownlowe Arms (inc. food if wanted)
Normanton on Trent – Square & Compass
Normanton on Trent – Crown (inc. food if wanted)
Sutton on Trent – Lord Nelson
Carlton on Trent – Great Northern
Norwell – Plough
Bathley – Crown
North Muskham – Muskham Ferry
All stops are naturally subject to the pubs still trading and being open. Dogs and non-members welcome.

 

Forever Bury
Beer Festival
Festival
– 11th-13th May 2017
We have been contacted by Bury CAMRA who have told us about their event. See fb-beerfestivals or their poster here.
Options are as follows;
1. You make your own way.
2. You travel with me and find your own accommodation.
3. You travel with me/us, and stay in our motorhome. It sleeps 4 comfortably, but we will all be in the same room (so to speak).
Please let us know ASAP if you would like to do this;   Mail socials@newarkcamra.org.uk Or either the Newark CAMRA page on Facebook or Antony Barson (I’m the one holding the huge beer if there is more than one) or call me on 07984 192237.
Non-members welcome.<br?
We will be distributing Newark CAMRA Beer Festival promotional material on to table on this occasion, which qualifies as ‘campaigning’ so this may be a free trip (minus beer and food)

 

Lincoln Beer Festival – Thursday 25th May.
Leaving Newark Castle Station at 17:52. Return options are 21:40 or 22:26 back to Castle.
Meet at Newark Station Ticket Office at 17:45. Free entry for card carrying members, Non-members naturally welcome.

 

Newark Beer Festival
You can make your own way there.
Fri 27th 10.30am – 10.30pm
Sat 28th 10.30am – 10.30pm
Sun 29th 12noon – 4.00pm
Want to volunteer and work the festival? Click here

 

40 years since the story of Castle Rock began Friday 2nd June – Saturday 3rd June

Castle Rock Brewery Yard/Vat and Fiddle -Nottingham

This year  Castle Rock will be celebrating this milestone by throwing a beer festival with live music in the brewery yard, cold store and Vat and Fiddle. Click the link above for more.

Potential for group travel – see Facebook.

 

Bateman’s Summer Trip – 30th June – 2nd July
Trip to Batemans Brewery. Overnight in B&B or camping at Wainfleet.
Firstly Transport – this will be a ‘make-your-own-way’. I have room for 4 passenger. I’m sure more will offer lifts in due course. There are trains too from Newark Castle/Lincoln/Sleaford.
The plan is to arrive at Wainfleet on the Friday Night (30th). Have a Social meeting either on the camping field with a log burner and beer if it’s a nice night, or in one of the pubs if cool/wet.
1st June – (time TBC) – Skegness pub crawl early afternoon (by bus or train), then Batemans Brewery Tour early evening followed by Pie supper at the brewery and evening in the Breweries Windmill Bar followed by a local Bateman’s Pub.
Accommodation is camping at Batemans from £8 per night (£10 for Campers or caravans + £2.50 hook-up), or local Batemans B&B’s starting at £50 per night for single or £75 for a twin/double room. http://www.woolpackwainfleet.com for the time being – more to follow
2nd Depart, via 2 or 3 pubs on the way home.

IMPORTANT – We need 10 people minimum to meet Bateman’s criteria – Please let us know ASAP. If you would like to do this let me know; </strong>   Mail socials@newarkcamra.org.uk Or either the Newark CAMRA page on Facebook or Antony Barson (I’m the one holding the huge beer if there is more than one) or call me on 07984 192237. Non-members welcome. Dogs are permitted in the camping field (on leads and walked off site) Please contact B&B for more information if you are brining pets.
Please state if you need lift or will be offering one and what type of accommodation you need. A deposit will be required

 

Newark CAMRA IPA Trail – 28th July – 6th August

Details to follow

 

UNOFFICAL SOCIAL (no official organisation)
Grantham Beer Festival 3rd August – 5th August
Group Travel Social
As this is East Coast, there are unlikely to be any group savings, but If you want to travel in a group, a train will be suggested when the timetable is available.

Poster: Here

 

GBBF – 8th – 12th August <br>The cost of a group ticket is coming in at £9.20 per person if we can get enough interest. Travel will be by train to London from Newark Northgate. Cost and timesTBC.

 


York Beer Festival
Likely to be 16th September
We know the link is the 2016 link – it hasn’t been updated yet.
Bus will be around £10-£15 per person. More to follow

 

Autumn Beer Survey 7th October 2017
Free bus. Leaving The Ram Hotel at 11:45. Returning to Newark between 7:30pm and 8pm. We will order food ahead for anyone who wants it..
Kelham – Fox (inc food if wanted) – website bizarrely in Spanish!
Caunton – Plough Inn (inc food if wanted)
Caunton – Caunton Beck/Wig and Mitre
Hockerton – Spreadeagle
Maplebeck – Beehive
Morton – Full Moon
Fiskerton – Bromley
Upton – Cross Keys
All stops are naturally subject to the pubs still trading and being open. Dogs and non-members welcome.

 

UNOFFICAL SOCIAL (no official organisation)
Nottingham Robin Hood Beer Festival – Saturday 14th October.
Train TBC. Meet at Castle Station at agreed time and take advantage of group travel discounts

 

Winter Trip – 25th November
Transpennine Real Ale Trail (Rail Ale Trail)
Train to Leeds and then onto Stalybridge (Depending on timing) and train, stopping at every stop for a beer, all the way to Leeds, finishing at The Hop. Train home from Leeds and return to Newark.
Cost – TBA

 

Christmas Party – TBA.

 

Past Socials – Get a feel for what we have done in the past.
Branch meeting Thurs 2nd March from Ram Hotel to Hearty Goodfellow
Depart 19.30 and return 22.00 ish
Free bus

 


POTY Presentation

Sun 5th March from Newark [Swan and Salmon Yard (near Just Beer) at 15.00 to Final Whistle, Southwell, return trip leaves at 17.00 . Southwell member who want to come back to Newark return with us at 17:00 and see below.
Journey departing Newark to return Southwell Members (as necessary) approx 19.00 from Just Beer.
Free bus

 

Coventry Beer Festival
Sat 18th March
10.35 from Ram Hotel, Newark and Return 16.00 (back in Newark for 17.30)
Bus is £5 – payable on bus please

 

April Meeting The Plough, CauntonThurs 6th April 
from Ram Hotel to The Plough, Caunton.
Free Bus, Leaving Ram Hotel at 19:30 and returning to Newark at 22:30 (arriving in Newark at 22:50).